Verse. 3718

٣٦ - يس

36 - Yaseen

وَاضْرِبْ لَہُمْ مَّثَلًا اَصْحٰبَ الْقَرْيَۃِ۝۰ۘ اِذْ جَاۗءَہَا الْمُرْسَلُوْنَ۝۱۳ۚ
Waidrib lahum mathalan ashaba alqaryati ith jaaha almursaloona


Ahmed Ali

Narrate to them the example of the people of the city when the messengers came to it.



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : (coin for them a similitude) explain to the people of mecca: (the people of the city) of antioch, how we destroyed them (when those sent (from allah) came unto them) i.e. when the emissary of jesus, simon the pure, came to them and they disbelieved in and denied him;

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : and strike for them as a similitude (mathalan is the first direct object) the inhabitants (ashāba is the second direct object) of the town, [of] antioch (antākya), when the messengers, namely, jesus’s disciples, came to it (idh jā’ahā’l-mursalūna is an inclusive substitution for ashāba’l-qaryati, ‘the inhabitants of the town’).